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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 7223 Collections and/or Records:

13 letters of John Barr.

Identifier: Acc.13901
Content Description

On Barr's imprisonment and experiences during and following the Radical uprising of 1820.

Dates: 1817-1822.

17 letters, circa 1752-circa 1781, of and to Hugh Hume Campbell, 3rd Earl of Marchmont.

Identifier: Acc.7770
Scope and Contents

Concerning estate and family matters.

With six letters and other papers, 1674-1766, concerning Bruce Campbell and his family.

Dates: 1674-circa 1781.

18 letters of John Smith.

Identifier: Acc.7737
Scope and Contents

Concerning Road Trustee business in Roxburghshire.

Dates: 1832-1839.

20 letters and cards, 1990-1996, of Ronald Stevenson to Michael Lister, on musical and personal matters.

Identifier: Acc.11318
Scope and Contents


copies of 23 letters, 1990-1996, of Lister to Stevenson

copy of letter, 1994, of Lister to Alasdair Gray

correspondence, 1989-1996, of Lister, concerning Ronald Stevenson.

Dates: 1989-1996.

22 letters of Thomas Carlyle and 19 of Jane Welsh Carlyle, 1830-1867 and undated, to members of his family.

Identifier: Acc.7988
Scope and Contents

With eight letters of John Aitken Carlyle to his mother and brother, two letters, 1841, 1852, of R W Emerson to Thomas Carlyle, and associated correspondence.

Dates: 1830-1867 and undated.

31 letters, 1822-1836, of Sir David Wilkie to Sir James Willoughby Gordon.

Identifier: Acc.7901
Scope and Contents

Mostly on artistic matters.

With copies of three letters, 1828-1839, of Gordon to Wilkie, and an associated memorandum.

Dates: 1822-1839.

Abstracts and copies of correspondence of William Elliot concerning disturbances in Counties Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim, Cavan and Limerick., 1806-1807.

Identifier: MS.12923
Scope and Contents From the Series: William Nassau Elliot of Wells was Commissary and Commissary-General to the allied army in Germany, 1761-173, and his son, William Elliot of Wells was Member of Parliament for Portarlington, 1801-1802, and for Peterborough, 1802-1818, and Chief Secretary for Ireland in the ‘Talents' Ministry, 1806-1807. The Elliots of Wells were only very distantly related to the Elliots of Minto, the common ancestor being Robin Elliot of Redheugh (florished 1582). However, William Elliot of Wells was a...
Dates: 1806-1807.

Abstracts of the correspondence of the the Governor-General., 1811.

Identifier: MS.11589
Scope and Contents From the Series: Correspondence and papers of Sir Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynynmound (1751-1814), who succeeded as 4th Baronet in 1777, assumed the additional names of Murray Kynynmound on succeeding to his mother's properties in 1778, and was created Baron Minto in 1797 and Earl of Minto in 1813. He was Member of Parliament for Morpeth, 1776-1777, for Roxburghshire, 1777-1784, for Berwick-upon-Tweed, 1786-1790, and for Helston, 1790-1795; and served as Civil Commissioner at Toulon, 1793, Minister to the...
Dates: 1811.

Academic and literary correspondence of Professor Alastair Fowler, with some drafts of works and press cuttings.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.12015/1-57
Scope and Contents

This accession is one of several in the National Library of Scotland covering mainly incoming correspondence, but also containing copies of some outgoing letters and other literary material.

Acc.12015/57 gives biographical details on individual correspondents.

Dates: [Circa 1971-2000], undated.

Academic and literary papers, including typescripts, drafts and correspondence, of Angus Calder.

 Record Group
Identifier: Acc.9851/1-66
Scope and Contents

Concerning his doctoral thesis, books and broadcasts, his involvement in East African literature, his editorship of 'Journal of Commonwealth literature' and convenorship of the Scottish Poetry Library.

Includes lectures notes, drafts, histories, correspondence and interviews.

Dates: 1960-1988.

Account, apparently by John Hobart, 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, of his period of office as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, with extracts from his correspondence., 1777-1780.

Identifier: MS.5749
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection consists of manuscripts on a wide variety of subjects, many copied from manuscript or printed works, and chiefly dating from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Among them are some account-books, diaries, and other manuscripts of family interest (including a few concerning the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, father of the 6th Marchioness of Lothian), but very few letters.

Dates: 1777-1780.

Accounts and estate papers of Ulbster., 1816-1848.

Identifier: Acc.9872/101-140
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Containing the correspondence, accounts and papers of three Caithness families, the Williamsons of Banniskirk, the Sinclairs of Southdun and the Hendersons of Stemster, Bower. The papers span the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. The bulk of the papers relate to the Ulbster estates in Caithness, under the Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Williamson's and Captain David Henderson's respective factorships. There are letters relating to The Caithness Fencible Regiment and the Caithness Highlander...
Dates: 1816-1848.

Accounts and miscellaneous papers of Neil Munro., 1928-1964.

Identifier: MS.26937
Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Accounts of McGrigor, Donald and Company, writers in Glasgow, for work in connection with the Trust, 1930-1952 (folio 1); (ii) Miscellaneous papers, 1928-1964 (folio 55).

Dates: 1928-1964.

Accounts and miscellaneous papers of William, James and Charles Chisholme of that Ilk., 1747-1814, undated

Identifier: MSS.5462-5475
Scope and Contents From the Series: The papers presumably came into the possession of Charles St Clair, 15th Lord Sinclair, after his marriage to James Chisholme’s daughter in 1802. Charles Chisholme was captain of the East India ship 'Gatton'; James and William Chisholme, his brothers, owned sugar plantations in Jamaica.William Chisholme became the owner of Thomas's River, North Hall, Health Crawl and Breadland Pen in Clarendon, Jamaica, as well as owning a quarter share of Trout Hall, Green River, Troys and...
Dates: 1747-1814, undated

Accounts and papers, 1844-1874, concerning the New College Building Fund, and correspondence and papers, 1872-1896, undated, concerning the Glasgow and Aberdeen Training Colleges of the Free Church of Scotland., 1844-1896, undated.

Identifier: MS.19072
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The archive of the General Treasurer of the Free Church of Scotland, 1843-1900, with related papers including a few of slightly earlier and later date. The archive gives a complete picture of the financial basis of one of the most significant organised religious bodies in Scotland, from the Disruption to the first of the major Presbyterian reunions, dealing in great detail with the sources of finance and with its expenditure on a variety of projects.

Dates: 1844-1896, undated.